reg·​is·​trant | \ ˈre-jə-strənt How to pronounce registrant (audio) \

Definition of registrant

: one that registers or is registered

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The panel sought all publicly available information about voter rolls in the states, such as names of registrants, addresses, dates of birth, partial Social Security numbers and other data. John Wagner, Washington Post, "Trump abolishes controversial commission studying alleged voter fraud," 4 Jan. 2018 Keeping things in spirit, the one-mile run will be limited to exactly 1979 registrants to honor the year this all began (1979). William Wilkerson, star-telegram, "A 70s-themed party to highlight The Cowtown Marathon’s 40th anniversary weekend," 26 Jan. 2018 His district, which includes Syracuse and has sent Republicans to the Senate for more than a half century, is evenly split between the two parties, with both claiming 66,000 registrants. Lisa W. Foderaro, New York Times, "3 G.O.P. State Senators to Retire, Raising Democrats’ Hopes," 27 Apr. 2018 For starters, his company has welcomed all paying registrants to hundreds of major conferences. Rob Reid, Ars Technica, "Ars on your lunch break: Sitting down with legendary publisher Tim O’Reilly," 31 July 2018 Young voters represented only 16 percent of new registrants in January and February. Michael Tackett, New York Times, "Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote," 20 May 2018 Because the touch-screen device's questions are geared toward first-time registrants, those who want to update their information may have been confused by how to proceed. John Myers,, "One voter, two registration forms: Errors reported in rollout of California's 'motor voter' system," 24 May 2018 Female registrants who would like to be considered for the separate elite women’s start please contact Matt Sabath, ajc, "What You Need to Know Before Running the AJC Peachtree Road Race," 28 June 2018 By 1909, of its 50,000 registrants, 2,000 were women. Olivia Campbell, Smithsonian, "The Historical Struggle to Rid Socialism of Sexism," 12 July 2018

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1868, in the meaning defined above

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reg·​is·​trant | \ ˈre-jə-strənt How to pronounce registrant (audio) \

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: a person who registers or is registered

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